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Vermont Free Printable Labor Law Posters Posters Vermont Healthcare Whistleblower's Protection Act Poster

 Healthcare Whistleblower's Protection Act PDF

The Healthcare Whistleblower's Protection Act is a labor law posters poster by the Vermont Department Of Labor. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including employers who fall under the healthcare sector.

This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place by all healthcare employers so that all employees can easily see it. This poster describes the protections that whistleblowers in the healthcare industry get, when employees are eligible for these protections, and when it is possible to bring action against employers for violating this law.

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Vermont Law
(Title 21, V.S.A.,
Sections 507 - 509)
requires every hospital
and nursing home
to post this notice.	
It is illegal for your employer to 
fi re you, threaten you, retaliate 
against you or treat you 
differently because:
1.  You reported a violation of the 
law by your employer to any 
person, entity, or public body;
2.  You reported a medical error 
or improper quality of patient 
care by your employer to any 
person, entity, or public body;
3.  You reported something that 
risks someone’s health or 
4.  You have objected or refused 
to participate in any activ-
ity, policy, or practice of your 
employer that you reasonably 
believe is a violation of a law 
or constitutes improper quality 
of care, or that will endanger 
your life; or
5.  You have been involved in an 
investigation or hearing held 
by the government.You are protected by this law 
ONLY if:
1.  You are employed by a hospi-
tal, or nursing home; and
2.  You tell your employer about 
the problem and allow a 
reasonable time for it to be 
corrected; or
3.  You have good reason to 
believe that your employer will 
not correct the problem.
If you have been fi red or 
your employer has retaliated 
against you due to a violation of 
this law, you may:
1.  Use any available internal 
process, grievance procedure, 
or similar process available to 
you to maintain or restore any 
loss of employment rights with 
your employer; or
2.  Bring an action in the superior 
court of the county where the 
retaliation by your employer 
occurred.	To report a violation, unsafe con-
dition or practice or an illegal act 
in your workplace, contact:
(The employer should fi ll in this 
FOR MORE INFORMATION 	CALL THE VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF LABOR	 | 1-802-828-0267 | TTY/Relay Service at 711  | TDD services at 1-800-650-4152
Auxiliary aides and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities.
Interpretive services are also available for persons with limited English profi ciency.	
* A copy of the complete statute 
can be found at:
This poster may be copied.	
Healthcare Whistleblower’s Protection Act
There is protection for 
Healthcare Employees Who Report or 
Refuse to Commit Illegal Acts*	
whistle	blowerblower

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